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by Hesi
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help needed about Wappen
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Help needed about Wappen

Many thanks for your opinions Gentlemen!
I have never seen such a Wappen before..
the missing firemens badge is a very plausible reason for the holes
by Hesi
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help needed about Wappen
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Help needed about Wappen

They has no crown on the head?
Here are some more pictures....
by Hesi
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:41 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Help needed about Wappen
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Help needed about Wappen

A friend asked me about that Wappen... Maybe someone here can help?
The Eagle looks more Reichswehr or Weimar....
Thanks in advance!
by Hesi
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Hi Poniatovski,
My roots are in NRW too.. i come from Düsseldorf.. butsince 1982 i live in lower Saxony.. in the Elbe Weser Triangle.. a small city called Bremervörde. I Spend my 12 years military duty here and after that time i stuck here :D
by Hesi
Sat May 26, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes
Replies: 48
Views: 1870

Re: Rarest of All Pickelhaubes

because i have only one nice, i love my Bavarian Officer very much :D
by Hesi
Fri May 25, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Thanks you all for your opinions and tips! I am very thankful for them. It‘s so much to learn.. but this make it so interesting...
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Just a few Family Photos..
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Just a few Family Photos..

This is my Grandpa Gustav.. He fought in WW1 with the Infanterieregiment Nr 16 "Freiherr von Sparr".. In 1914 he was heavily wounded in France (shot in the face).. nearly one year he was in the hospital.. and.... after that he was in duty again!.. wounded second time at Verdun and after that he chan...
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Just a few Family Photos..
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Just a few Family Photos..

@ Sandy.. I think it is his little brother... both Grandpas fought in WW 1... for this he seems too young...
@ aicusv.. unfortunately not... but i will search.. maybe i will find something.... i think it was Infanterieregiment 91 Oldenburg.. but i am not sure
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Ah.. for sure next time it will be runs better :)
And it is not extremely bad.. it was a Pickelhaube.. then it changed duty and later she was „reactivated“ :D
I will see that i will get the proper items for her and make a M15 again....
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Thank you Coert.. as i stated above.. i ´ve got her from a friend.. in a exchange... i will see what i will do.. change to a M15 is maybe a way....
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Just a few Family Photos..
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Just a few Family Photos..

With pleasure.. i think always in a drawer they are still dead paper... so i share them...
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

The second Pickelhaube has arrived... And you all were right... You can see clearly the imprint of the Kamm or Ziegelbrecher. The rear spine is broken off at the bottom, the visor trim is silver.. There are some stamps they i cant´t read.. inside is one dated 1916 https://up.picr.de/32773011bc.jpg h...
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 8:07 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Just a few Family Photos..
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Re: Just a few Family Photos..

Thank you! Yes.. itˋs one of my Great-Grandpa ´s.. from my Mothers side.. he was still a poser :)
by Hesi
Wed May 23, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Period Photographs
Topic: Just a few Family Photos..
Replies: 11
Views: 488

Just a few Family Photos..

I hope you enjoy them :D

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by Hesi
Tue May 22, 2018 10:31 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Many thanks for your welcome!
by Hesi
Sun May 20, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Thanks for your welcome! :D
by Hesi
Sun May 20, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: Latest Find
Topic: 1870 EK
Replies: 12
Views: 581

Re: 1870 EK

This is a great find and a beautiful medal bar. Congratulations for that!
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Yes Jonas.. and this was a good reason to join this forum.. it is so much to learn.. and i read a lot here.. and i learn a lot here.. and itˋs nice to meet friendly people, who help me.. I am a member in some other Forums.. there „mainstream“ is WW2.. Here i habe my experience.. WW 1 is all new.. Co...
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Yor are right Jonas... the next time i will post here before i buy.. this one comes from a friend of mine.. he bought it years ago.. now i asked him dor it and we made an exchange.. ist not a great desaster.. as i said above.. i will hold it.. maybe for a needed soare part sometimes.. donˋt want to ...
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Yes.. you are right.. i didnˋt noticed that on the dark pictures.... this was in the theme Pickelhauben my first fault.. surely not my last.... thanks for your explanation
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Also thanks for this information.. i will post good pictures when she artives.. i got her by an exchange.. i think i will hold her for an example how it should NOT look... It´s the nature of the things that you somtimes have to pay some „learning money“ when you enter a new sector of collecting.. Ma...
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you very much for the information.. and yes.. you are right.. the „pickelhauben fever“ have rached me.. got yesterday a second one that arrive next week.. but as i was informed in my other thread this one coul make problems... i‘ collect for ober 40 years.. but this theme is totally new to me....
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you very much for the information.. and yes.. you are right.. the „pickelhauben fever“ have rached me.. got yesterday a second one that arrive next week.. but as i was informed in my other thread this one coul make problems... i‘ collect for over 40 years.. but this theme is totally new to me....
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Oh.. this sounds not good.. thanks for your opinion! If she arrives better pictures will come...
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Re: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

This one not?
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Pickelhaube 2 is on the way
Replies: 24
Views: 840

Pickelhaube 2 is on the way

Next week my second Pickelhaube will arrive This time ist is a prussian Reserve "other ranks" unfortunately i have this time only the shown pictures... but maybe it its enough for a first opinion The helmet must have given from "hand to hand"..there are many owners names inside.. and a few stamps, w...
by Hesi
Sat May 19, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you very much Edwin
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Thanks very much!!
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Many thanks Sandy!
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

thank you very much James
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Hi Sandy... i know Bassum... there was former a HAWK Unit... i think BOC/35... I served in the 36.. :-D
Thanks for your welcome, neighbour
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

For sure in don‘t laughing you out Alan... my first thougt was also it is paint.. but this Pickelhaube was „forgotten“ in an old stable.... so it male sense... should i try to clean it with a small amount of water? Or any other tips?
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

i tried it.. but it is very strong fittet... so i´m afraid of breaking something.. I think it´s removable... but i don´t wanna try it...
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

And here is a "quickshot" of the base...
it´s a screwed one..

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by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you very much joerookery! As i stated in my introduction post.. i´m a collector for over 40 years... so i earned the patience to look around and get the things i want.. maybe after years... i´m not the "wild rabbit" that must get his things the next day ... Quality needs time (and luck)... any...
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Hello Philippe, yes.. Niedersachsen.. Bremervörde :D My main "collecting stream" is the SA and the Luftschutz... and i´m a Iron cross Messi :oops: I looked a long time for a Pickelhaube because i love them much.. After getting my one now i´m sure that the "Kaiserzeit" will be a new part of my collec...
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank yo very much Jaap... I will leave her like she is.. for sure.. Maybe i ill replace the two missing Star Screws.. only a little of cleanig.. there are some little white dots.. i have to find out what it is and hope i can remove them. The bullet hole is a kind of history of this Pickelhaube and ...
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Thanks for the warm welcome!!
by Hesi
Fri May 18, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you John!
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

If it is a bullet hole, je was a lucky guy indeed... then it must be a „long range shot“.. Otherwise the bullet would gone through the Spike i think
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thank you Jonas.. i am very happy with this one.. i was only confused by the Kreuzblatt... the hole in the spike is another part..
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Thanks Jonas... thats the reason why i entered.. a lot of information here...
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Re: Hello from Germany

Thank you Alan! Since 1870 is a long time.. My Roots are in Düsseldorf.. Far in the west of germany.. but i live for 35 years here in lower saxony.. 12 years military and than stucked here ....
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Thanks a lot Alan!
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Pickelhaube discussion
Topic: Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Bavarian Officer Pickelhaube

Hello! I´d like to show you my first Pickelhaube it´s a Bavarian one, corps is vulcan fibre.. i´ve got it directly from a private Household... There is one thing im wondering... The spike cross is silver, the rest of the fittings are golden.. either the gold is completely gone or there is another re...
by Hesi
Thu May 17, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Welcome to Pickelhaubes.Com
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 22
Views: 713

Hello from Germany

My Name is Thomas and i´m from lower saxony in Germany I´m collecting german Militaria for over 40 years and i think it is now the time to have a closer look to the good old Pickelhaube .. Now i have got one and by my internet research if found this great forum.. no question.. i had to register here...